Cheyenne Mountain features 1680 acres of amazing landscape to explore year round. The main park activities include biking, camping and hiking.
The park has an abundance of wildlife, ranging from coyote and praire dogs to black bear and cougars. This is due to the park’s unique location at the edge of the Plains and the Rocky Mountains.
With so much to explore in and around Colorado Springs, this park makes a great home base. There are 61 campsites with many open year round.
Facilities include: Amphitheater, Camper Services Building, Campgrounds, Conference Rooms, Event Facilities, Picnic Sites, Showers, Trails, Visitor Center.
Biking/Hiking: 16 trails take you through a mix of prairies, woodlands and pine forests. There are 20 miles worth of hiking and biking trails. Dogs are not permitted on trails.
Camping: Yes, 51 full hook-up R.V. sites and 10 walk-in tent sites; open year round. All the campsites have excellent views of Cheyenne Mountain and the surrounding Front Range.
Geocaching: This is a high-tech form of treasure hunting. Players try to located hidden geocaches, which vary as to what they are. GPS units are available for rental at the Visitor Center. Several caches are hidden in the park with coordinates found at geocaching.com or the Visitor Center.
Group Picnicking: The Prairie Skipper is an outdoor event facility which can accommodate 200 people and parking for 85 vehicles. There is a pavilion with electricity. Reservations are necessary through the park.
Picnicking: 41 sites with table and grill.
Visitor Center: Exhibits and small gift shop.
Address: JL Ranch Heights Rd, Colorado Springs
Season: Year round
Visitor Center Hours: Daily 9am-4pm
Pets: Not permitted on trails.